WEEK IN WOMEN: Yara Shahidi to Take Flight as Tinkerbell – Brandy McDonnell reports
Yara Shahidi is preparing to take flight, playing Tinkerbell in an upcoming Disney live-action film, Peter Pan and Wendy, based on Disney’s original animated classic, Peter Pan.
Shahidi will join Jude Law (the Sherlock Holmes and Fantastic Beasts series), who will play Captain Hook; Alexander Molony (the British TV series The Reluctant Landlord, who has been cast as Peter; and Ever Anderson (Resident Evil: The Final Chapter, the upcoming Black Widow), who will star as Wendy.
David Lowery, who previously helmed the 2016 live-action take on Pete’s Dragon, will return to the Mouse House to direct Peter Pan and Wendy. He co-wrote the script with Toby Halbrooks, who also collaborated with him on Pete’s Dragon. Continue reading on THE WEEK IN WOMEN.